superglue


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superglue

(soo'per-gloo?)
An extremely strong adhesive made of cyanoacrylate. It can be used to reapproximate the edges of a wound without sutures.

CAUTION!

This glue is quite effective in gluing skin to skin. It should not be used near the eyes, mouth, nose, labia, or other sensitive body parts. See: cyanoacrylate adhesive
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